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Friday, May 22, 2015


The Achilles’ Heel of Grant’s long thrust into Mississippi

Historian and columnist Jack Mayfield takes us this week to Dec. 20, 1862 when Gen. Van Dorn and his Confederate soldiers took out the Union’s supply depot in Holly Springs, only to later learn how that move backfired on the citizens of Lafayette County. (December 14, 2012, Page 2B)

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    1862: When ‘men fell like leave’

    Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield takes us back to the Seven Days Battle, one of the more deadly battles of the Civil War. (July 20, 2012, Page 2B)

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